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Mrs. Bartlett from Dorchester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Shelf Refresh

Help me give my students some new books with diverse characters and stories!

  • $422 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are artists, athletes, musicians, and so much more! I teach 6th graders at a middle school in Dorchester. They are in a substantially separate class for learners with communication and language-based impairments. They enjoy reading graphic novels, debating, and discussing social issues.

My students are bright and talented but have to work hard to achieve academic success.

In my class, we focus on using our mistakes as learning opportunities. They are resilient and overcome challenges in and out of school on a daily basis.

My Project

Our classroom library needs a refresh. While I am grateful for the many books that have been donated to my classroom over the years, my students are yearning for more high-interest stories that they are able to access.

My students want to read books about characters they can relate to or learn from stories about people from different cultural backgrounds and with different abilities, as diverse as they are!

These books cover a range of reading levels and interests as well. As striving readers, they need access to high-quality, contemporary, and age-appropriate reading material to become better at reading.

Mrs. Bartlett
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Fab Five: Basketball Trash Talk the American Dream • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Vashti Harrison Boxed Set • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
A Child's Introduction to Poetry: Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry (Child's Introduction Series) • Amazon Business $18.53 1 $18.53
The Wizenard Series: Training Camp • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Legacy and the Queen • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot (1)) • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1 • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq • Amazon Business $12.53 1 $12.53
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
March: Book Two • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
March: Book Three • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
SPACEMAN • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
A Different Pond (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
Black Girl Magic: A Poem • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Refugee • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
The Crossover (Graphic Novel) (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29

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